Our 10 Most Popular Stories in February

Erin McCarthy

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all February, here's what you missed.

1. 18 Complicated Scientific Ideas Explained Simply, by Arika Okrent

2. 9 Very Specific Rules From Real Libraries, by John Brandon

3. 9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems, by Arika Okrent

4. 7 Words That Came About From People Getting Them Wrong, by Arika Okrent

5. 9 Houses Built Just for Spite, by Virginia C. McGuire

6. Star Wars Bloopers, by Chris Higgins

7. 6 Non-Existent People Who Were Nominated for Oscars, by Stacy Conradt

8. 8 People Who Owe Everything to a Breakup, by Amanda Green

9. 11 Controversial Vanity License Plates, by Stacy Conradt

10. 6 Inventors Killed by Their Own Inventions, by Erin McCarthy